Melioidosis: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and management

Allen Cheng, Bart Currie

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Abstract

Melioidosis, caused by the gram-negative saprophyte Burkholderia pseudomallei, is a disease of public health importance in southeast Asia and northern Australia that is associated with high case-fatality rates in animals and humans.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383 - 416
Number of pages34
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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